Take It to the Queen: A Tale of Hope

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Gingerbread House, 2008 - Juvenile Fiction - 32 pages
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With exquisite artwork and evocative text, this original fable explores the events of Jesus' life, and demonstrates the role of the Virgin Mary as the benevolent agent of God's people. Reduced to desolation by a king and prince who feel they have been wronged, the residents of a once-favored village must seek help from the queen, a native of their devastated town. Religious subjects are presented clearly in an allegorical style that proves entertaining, and also serves to provide children with examples of virtue and good behavior.  

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This story does not focus on the life of Mary or Jesus, but rather their role in our lives when we face times of hardship. The story focuses on a family and their prince and the mistreatment of the ... Read full review

Review: Take It to the Queen: A Tale of Hope

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This is a delightful and beautiful picture book with the same incredible illustrations featured in The Weight of a Mass, also by the same author. She has a gift for the beautiful and the noble and it ... Read full review

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About the author (2008)

Josephine Nobisso is the author of several books, including The Numbers Dance, Show; Don't Tell!, and The Weight of a Mass. She is the recipient of numerous awards, including Bank Street College's Best Book of the Year and a Catholic Press Association Award. She lives in Westhampton Beach, New York. Katalin Szegedi is the illustrator of The Weight of a Mass and was named Illustrator of the Year by Hungary's International Board on Books for Young People.  

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